Coast Guard reminds public about boating safety over holiday weekend

Coast Guard reminds public about boating safety over holiday weekend
BALTIMORE — As the 2013 boating season comes to a close, the Coast Guard and Maryland Natural Resources Police are reminding boaters about the importance of safe boating practices during Labor Day weekend. The Coast Guard urges the public to always think about safety and to anticipate any possibility when going out on the water. Here are some tips to help boaters have a safe and prepared time on...

Coast Guard and Maryland NRP to focus on mariner safety in upper Chesapeake Bay

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard along with Maryland Natural Resources Police are scheduled to begin efforts to improve commercial fishing safety in the Maryland area Friday, to coincide with the start of the cold weather season. The Coast Guard’s Operation Cold Water will continue through November and focus on increasing the rate of compliance with safety regulations by interacting with the...

Station Crisfield and Maryland NRP rescue missing boaters in Pocomoke Sound

BALTIMORE – Coast Guard Station Crisfield, Md., and the Maryland Natural Resources Police rescued two overdue fishermen in the Pocomoke Sound at approximately 9:05 a.m., Tuesday.

Coast Guard assists in arrest of vessel operator transporting school children

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard conducted a law enforcement boarding of a passenger vessel transporting five schoolchildren from Crisfield, Md., to Smith Island, Md., Wednesday.